Sunday, 25 June 2017

Sat 1 July - VIBHA RANI on gaali geet and folk theatre of Mithila

A writer in two Indian Languages, Hindi and Maithili, Vibha Rani has more than 20 books in her name. She is a translator, journalist, radio artist, script writer for documentaries and TV serials, folk singer, playwright and theatre personality. She is a believer in art for all. Gaali geet is a culture, tradition and an understanding of society. In Mithila, Gaali geet are sung during a wedding,as an ice-breaker for bride and groom and the families.


Vibha will be at a special FREE public event @IKLECTIK Art Gallery, Old Paradise Yard, 20 Carlisle Lane, SE1 7LG, London. Doors open 7pm
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Sat 24 June - JAMES WORSE on surreal word, improvised percussion and Lewis Carroll


Jim Hill aka James Worse on the art of words, Victorian language and the art of Lewis Carroll. Presenting his Worsicles and a live improvisation with Jude based on ideas from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, 'The Rabbit Hole in my Pocket'.

Listen Again - James Worse - Worsicles - Improvising Words

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Sat 17 June - LUCIE SKEAPING: Politics, Song and Comedy with Shakespeare and Others





The Radio 3 presenter of Late Junction and the Early Music Show shares her expertise of old London songs. We bring you jigs from the Elizabethan stage, tavern songs to rouse a rabble with our acappella renditions. Bringing to life musical comedy from 'Singing Simpkin and Other Bawdy Jigs'

Listen Again - Lucie Skeaping - Broadside Ballads 

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Sat 10 June - Confessions and songwriting : LUCY JOPLIN and LOU PSYCHE


Musicians Lucy Joplin (Lucy's Diary) and Lou Psyche (Lil Lost Lou) talk about how documenting their personal life has fed their lyrics and the music of writers such as Joni Mitchell, Lotti Golden and Leonard Cohen. With live performance and poetry and unpublished unexpurgated extracts from secret diaries.

Listen Again - Confessional Songwriting - Lucy Joplin and Lou Psyche

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Sat 3 June - Bollywood and the Playback Singer: SHREE 420

Taking a trip back to classic Bollywood appreciating tracks made famous by playback singers, musicians, composers and actors. Plus thoughts about partition and ideas of pan-India and folk-song of India as represented in cinema. A radio show in advance of the Songs of India gala at the Iklectik which will be on Sat 1 July with special guest Vibha Rani. In the studio, Kiran Groodoyal Shakti.

Listen Again - Bollywood #2 

Monday, 22 May 2017

Sat 27 May - EMPIREII: Venice, the Biennale and the British Fringe

Glenn Fitzy Fitzgerald and Gzillion Artist are two of over hundred international artists taking part in Empire II, an artist led video project on the age of anxiety curated by Vanya Balogh and devised for the 57th La Biennale Di Venezia. Having premiered in Brussels, the exhibition now is established adjacent to the Giardini and is open to visitors. Fitzy and Gzillion share their impressions of the multiple works and the experience of being a participating artist in the vernissage of the Biennale. Resonance FM supports Empire 2 as a media partner.

Listen Again - EMPIREII - 57th Venice Biennale



Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Sat 20 May - ALESSANDRA GENUALDO: Illustration, women and European cinema

Discussing Italian illustration, art-cinema, French films and women drawing women. Collaborations, freelancing, working in gouache and other materials plus the potential of cinema to invigorate illustration with implied narrative and scene-making.

Listen Again - Alessandra Genualdo - illustration and European art cinema